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Creates the Police Department Nonlethal Force Policy Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police, Secretary of State Police Department, and each mass transit district police force, university police force, county sheriff’s office, and municipal police department of this State shall develop a plan or strategy for the use of nonlethal force on a person suspected of committing or having committed a criminal offense or resisting arrest. The plan or strategy shall include the use of new technologies and alternatives to the use of firearms in apprehending a suspect or in protecting the officer from harm by a suspect.